Feeling super festive, I've been working on wanted on my cards for Christmas. I used several dies which is outside my wheelhouse and my stamping was really all about creating a nice background for my die cut letters - hope you like it! I started off by using Concord and 9th’s Holly Berry Turnabout stamp… Continue reading It’s Christmas!
Colour, colour and more colour! What about different shades of the same colour? Also known as monochromatic. I know, I know...the first thing you think of when you hear 'monochromatic' is grey, black....white? It doesn't have to be limited to that however. As a part of the Altenew Educator Certification Program I've taken a lot of… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Polychromatic
I've finally competed the level 1 courses of the Altenew Educator Certification Program and have now moved onto the Final Challenge of Level 1. This by no means is a simple challenge but it was very useful as it helped to push me a bit more with my card making. I've made sets of cards… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Level 1 Final Project (Part 2): HIS Cards
I've finally competed the level 1 courses of the Altenew Educator Certification Program and have now moved onto the Final Challenge of Level 1. This by no means is a simple challenge but it was very useful as it helped to push me a bit more with my card making. I've made sets of cards… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Level 1 Final Project Part 1: Her Cards
Alright... So Seasonal Scene Building doesn't mean what you think. The Seasonal Scene Building class at Altenew doesn't only focus on things like Christmas cards. It's really more about setting up scenes/backgrounds/focus. I however opted to use this opportunity to get my Christmas cards started... Shaker style! I haven't made a shaker card in quite… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Seasonal Scene Building
Two week old Twin girls need a warm welcome into the world. Although they shared the same womb that doesn't mean they need to share the same card! Card #1: Using Stampin Up's First Steps Stamp set, I stamped the tiny footprints and a beautiful sentiment using Versamark and heat embossed it all using Brutus… Continue reading Hello Baby Girls…
Alright... So there are A LOT of birthdays coming up...which translates to a lot of cards to be made. This time around I've opted to try Ranger's Transfer Foil with double sided tape for a simple yet shiny card. I think it turned out pretty well. I love the look of foil but haven't had… Continue reading Birthdays Galore!
I always struggle with masculine and gender neutral cards. This of course is most likely because the bulk of my stash is floral or more delicate in nature. Nonetheless men have birthdays too as do kids, teens.. Etc... So I'm working on mastering the art of less floral cards. Featuring: - Catherine Pooler Dye Inks… Continue reading A Few Masculine Birthday Cards
So I was looking to do something classy but Shiny for a couple of ladies celebrating their 80th birthdays. I opted for some flashy patterned paper while keeping everything else reletively simple. Featuring: - Concord and 9th’s 'Notable Numbers' Stamp and Die set - Recollections' 'Chateau' Paper Pad - Tsukineko's Versafine Onyx Black Ink -… Continue reading A Little Bit of Bling to Mark 80 Years Young!
A simple, yet sparkly birthday for a dear friend. I hope she loves it! Featuring: - Gina K Designs' 'All Stars' by Beth Silaika stamp Set - Colorado Craft Company's 'Birthday' Lovely Legs stamp set - Simon Says Stamp's Clear Embossing powder - Hero Arts' Sparkle embossing powder - Tsukineko's Versafine Onyx Black Ink